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adjective [only before noun] alternative pronunciation in British English /ɔːlˈtɜː(r)nətɪv/
  1. 1
    different from something else and able to be used instead of it
    We are now looking for an alternative method.
    Alternative ways of getting there will be investigated.
  2. 2
    not traditional
    an alternative lifestyle
    Electricity companies were criticized for failing to develop alternative energy sources.


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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